Ironing is undoubtedly one of the most disliked household chores. If only there was a machine or robot to do that. Of course you can always get your laundry done professionally and dry cleaning doesn’t require ironing in most cases, but that can be quite expensive. Sometimes you might just want to do your own laundry even when you can afford to get it done professionally. Whatever your reason, we have a list of ten best ironing boards to make the ironing easier for you.
10. Sunbeam Tabletop Ironing Board with Iron Rest and Removable Cover
This iron board would be great if you’re the type of person who loves to iron sitting down. It can be adjusted such that you can iron sitting down either on the floor, which is not common with many people, or to a comfortable level while you are seated on a bed or chair. It also has an area for placing your iron box. The cover is removable so you can wash it and put it back on and iron on a clean board.
9. Laundry Solutions by Westex Deluxe Extra Thick Geo Tonal Circles Ironing Board Cover, Gray
Grey seems to be a favorite color with ironing boards and this is not an exception to that. The board is simple but very strong and sturdy and really one of the best quality boards in the market today. This is great as low-quality boards often spoil quickly and the low price is not worth it.
8. Mabel Home T-Leg Adjustable Height ironing Board with Light-Brown/White Patterned Cotton Cover, + Extra Cover
This is a great ironing board that’s easily adjustable because of its T legs. This makes it easy to increase or decrease the height depending on your height and preference. This board comes with an extra cover that you can use when the other one gets dirty. The covers are made of durable cotton. What’s most attractive about this iron board is how it stands when you’re not using it. It looks more of something to decorate your home with than a household item.
7. Brabantia Ironing Board with Steam Iron Rest, Size B, Standard – Ice Water Cover
If you own a steam iron then you know that it periodically releases steam and so the iron rest for the iron board you are using needs to be accommodating of that. This iron board is exactly what you need if you own a steam iron. The steam will not cause any damage while you are ironing. This board comes in 7 different designs and you have a variety to choose from depending on your taste and preferences.
6. Polder Deluxe Tabletop Ironing Board, Natural
This ironing board is best for those who do not trust iron board stands because of bad past experiences with them. Some boards can be loose and any time you are in the process of ironing it keeps disintegrating. If you have decided that you have had it with this kind, try this tabletop design with a simple neutral color, which will not interfere with the rest of your decor if you are someone who likes everything in your room to match.
5. Honey-Can-Do BRD-01435 Collapsible Tabletop Ironing Board with Pull out Iron Rest
Here is another excellent tabletop ironing board which are becoming more and more popular. This board is collapsible allowing it to fit into slim storage places. It also comes withan iron rest that you can retract from the board if need be. When you don’t need to use it, it stays safely tucked away.
4. Minky Ergo Ironing Board, 48 by 15-Inch Surface
This is the superstar of iron boards when it comes to ergonomic design. On the board is a geometrical design, which looks random, but is actually purposefully designed to help with the ironing by acting as a guide. The iron rest is designed in such a way that it reduces strain to your arms and shoulders as much as possible.
3. Honey-Can-Do BRD-01350 Over The Door Ironing Board with Folding Design, 42L x 14W
If you don’t like regular old ironing boards and are up for an adventure when it comes to ironing, then you can try this over the door ironing board, which you basically hang over any door, and you can iron in whichever room you please. If you are cooking something that needs a little bit of babysitting and you need to get your ironing done, this would be perfect.
2. Kennedy Home Collection 2452 Scorch Resistant Silicone Coated Ironing Board Padded Cover, Colors May Vary 15″ x 54″
This unique silicone iron board cover comes in three refreshing and neutral colors. One of its best features is that it can’t be scorched by the heat from your iron box which makes it the most durable thing you can invest in on this list. It’s quite cheap too. The cover is made from cotton with silicone as the coating to work the non-scorch feature.
1. Epica Silicone Coated Ironing Board Cover Resists Scorching and Staining – 15″x54″
This cover is also silicone and can fit virtually any iron board that comes in the standard size. Aside from being heat and stain resistant, there’s the fact that it adds to the sturdiness of your iron board. It’s edges are made from elastic so it can stretch to fit slightly larger than standard size ironing boards. It comes with a 2-year money back guarantee just to ascertain its durability.
Although you may dislike ironing, getting a good and versatile board, such as the over the door board listed above, can make it easier. You will find that with the right board you might even find yourself looking forward to those ironing moments. So get yourself one today!